Permit Categories for Wetlands, Inland Lakes and Streams, Great Lakes, and Floodplains (michigan.gov) –
Common categories that apply to homeowners include: GP C. Clear Span Bridge, GP G. Culverts and Bridges – Small, GP H. Culverts - Wetland Equalizer, MP 1. Bioengineering Practices for Stabilization of Inland Lake Shorelines, MP 2. Bioengineering Practices for Streams, MP 17. Driveway, MP 46. Riprap Shoreline Protection
Inland Lakes & Streams Protection (michigan.gov) – Includes links to Part 301 regulations
Wetlands (michigan.gov) – Includes links to Part 303 regulations
Are there wetlands on my property? (michigan.gov) – Includes links to the Wetland Identification Program, a list of Wetland consultants, and Pre-application meeting info.
EGLE ordinary high water mark - YouTube – takes you to 6 videos put together by EGLE to help explain/determine the OHWM
Introduction to the Ordinary High Water Mark - #1 - YouTube – first video in the OHWM series
EGLE/USACE Joint Permit Application (michigan.gov) – EGLE permit application info
Michigan Natural Shoreline Partnership - Home
Michigan's natural resources are carefully managed, so they are here to enjoy for you and future generations. Public land and minerals are managed to generate revenue for parks and waterways. Forests are strategically managed to create fish and wildlife habitat. Wildlife and fish are carefully managed to strike a balance between recreation and conservation. Click the link below for a list of resources you may find helpful if you are a homeowner or a landowner.